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Almost Super

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Almost Super

Perfect for fans of Pixar's THE INCREDIBLES, ALMOST SUPER is a fresh, funny middle grade adventure about two brothers in a family of superheroes who must find a way to be heroic despite receiving powers that are total duds. Filled with humor, heart and just the right kind of heroics, ALMOST SUPER is a winning story that will satisfy would-be heroes and regular kids alike.
 
Everyone over the age of twelve in the Bailey family gets a superpower. No one knows why, and no one questions it. All the Baileys know is that it's their duty to protect the world from the evil, supervillainous Johnson family. *shake fists*
 
But when Rafter Bailey and his brother Benny get their superpowers, they're, well...super-lame. Rafter can strike matches on polyester, and Benny can turn his innie belly button into an outie. Along with Rafter's algebra class nemesis, Juanita Johnson, Rafter and Benny realize that what they thought they knew about superheroes and supervillains may be all wrong. And it's up to the three of them to put aside their differences and make things right. They may not have great powers, but together, they're almost super.

Almost Super

Books in this series

by Marion Jensen - Children's, Fiction
The superhero Baileys protect the world from the supervillainous Johnsons. But Rafter and Benny Bailey's superpowers are super-lame. But when they and Rafter's nemesis, Juanita Johnson, realize that what they thought they knew about superheroes and supervillains may be wrong, they know it's up to the three of them to put aside their differences and make things right. They may not have great powers, but together, they're almost super.
by Marion Jensen - Children's, Children's 8-12, Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction, Humor

The superheroes of Split Rock are hunkering down, which is really just a fancy way of saying they’re hiding. Ever since the supervillainous Joneses took away their real powers, the Baileys and the Johnsons have been living in fear. But when Rafter gets an opportunity to fight with a real superpower, he takes it, no questions asked. With the help of his brother, cousin and best friend, Rafter Bailey is searching for super.